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Were you paying attention in American History class?

How well do you know about​ past events and people from American History? Take this fun and challenging quiz to test your history skills!

 Oct 07, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Who is Commander in Chief of the Military?
Secretary of State
President
Secretary of Defense

2 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the capital city of Idaho?
Twin Falls
Boise
Caldwell

3 of 18Pick your answer!

How old must you be to run for president?
21
18
35

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the supreme law of the land?
Constitution
Amendments
Bill of Rights

5 of 18Pick your answer!

How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
9
1
24

6 of 18Pick your answer!

Which state would you visit to see the Grand Canyon?
California
Arizona
Colorado

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following is NOT owned by the US?
Cuba
Virgin Islands
Puerto Rico

8 of 18Pick your answer!

_____ has the longest coastline of any state.
New Jersey
Alaska
Hawaii

9 of 18Pick your answer!

The original capital of the United States was ________.
Philadelphia
Baltimore
Boston

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Where was the first permanent English settlement?
Jamestown
Stockbridge
New London

11 of 18Pick your answer!

The Declaration of Independence was adopted on what date?
July 4th
May 18th
December 31st

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Who purchased the Louisiana Territory?
George Washington
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Where was the Declaration of Independence written?
Washington, D.C.
Independence Hall
The Statue of Liberty

14 of 18Pick your answer!

Those who wanted to end slavery in the U.S. were called what?
Nationalists
Prohibitionists
Abolitionists

15 of 18Pick your answer!

Our government is a(n) ______.
Parliamentary Government
Oligarchy
Representative Government​

16 of 18Pick your answer!

How many branches of government does the U.S. have?
2
1
3

17 of 18Pick your answer!

The Gettysburg Address was made by which president?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
Ulysses S. Grant

18 of 18Pick your answer!

The Statue of Liberty is associated with NYC, but it's actually in ______.
Maryland
New Jersey
Washington, D.C.
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History is proof that we're not only still here, there more to come in an ever-evolving future. Generations upon generations of people have set the tone for the world we live in today. As they've come and gone, they've left their mark on history. They've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded civilization. It wasn't always easy, but humanity has defied the odds and kept going countless times.

Are you a history buff? Do you love to study the strategies that led different factions into battle? Do you like to read about how countries came to be, who led them, and the obstacles people faced as the passed from age to age? Do you get into long conversations about how history continues to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? Do you know the great inventions and how they came to serve humankind? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about history and the events and people who shaped it over the past several thousand years, we challenge you to take this fun and challenging quiz! So, sit back, relax and put on your thinking cap! Answer these 18 questions about a range of historical subjects from geography and pop culture to language and medicine throughout the ages. Not only will you have loads of fun, you'll probably learn something, too. Good luck with your fun and exciting journey into the world's past!